Hotel Meson de los Virreyes
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... Museum where they house quite a find of fossils discovered locally and elsewhere. It is also a working site where paleontologists are currently scraping at several fossils recently discovered. We learned quite a lot about the process of handling fossils as they are brought to the laboratory. Apparently V de L was a coastal town millions of years ago before the Andes separated it from the Atlantic Ocean. Fossils continue to be ...
... shows thousands of pieces of gold fashioned into the most intricate and fascinating shapes that highlights the hierarchical and spiritual evolvement of the Colombian Indigenous peoples.
I was totally absorbed in the experience even though I was constantly reaching for the tissues and more than likely infecting everyone in the museum with some virulent strain of traveler's flu.After my visit I ventured out on the streets to have a look at the Sunday ...
... city would not have been complete without sampling a local delicacy particular to Bucaramanga called hormigas culonas, which means "big-ass ants." I had heard that these ants were sometimes prepared with chocolate or spices, but to my chagrin upon tasting them I discovered they were 100% dried insect, and worse, left me picking bits of bug out of my teeth for a while. I suppose big-ass ants are one way to get some protein... ...
... professors to do research. She was a nice lady, and told me the lake might be open in the afternoon. Because it's privately owned, there aren't really set hours. So I made my way back to town, this time it being a bit easier. All of a sudden, a car pulled up next to me, and the guy driving offered me a ride back to town. I know I should've said no, but I didn't. It turns out he was born in Miami and is now studying ...
... and the graffiti tour. The mall had mostly all the restaurants I like. The graffiti tour was cool because we learned graffiti and street art are legal in Colombia. There are a lot of techniques people use including stencils, spray paint, paint brushes and paint rolls.
We left Bogotá yesterday morning and I felt ready to leave. The bus was four hours to Villa de Leyva. The small bus was bumpy enough that I hit my head. I wondered if I hit the ...
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